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Meet the Naughty Princess Club: a brand-new audiobook series from USA Today best-selling author Tara Sivec that introduces listeners to Fairytale Lane and the hilarity - and romance - that ensue when three women start a new business to make it rain.

Once upon a time, Cynthia was the perfect housewife. Between being the president of the PTA and keeping her home spotless without a hair (or her pearls) out of place, her life was a dream come true. Her husband was once her knight in shining armor, but now he’s run off with all their money...and the babysitter. 

Dressed as a princess at the annual Halloween block party on Fairytale Lane, she meets two other “princesses” also facing money troubles: antique store owner Ariel and librarian Isabelle. When the women are invited to wear their costumes to a party where they’re mistaken for strippers, Cindy, Ariel, and Belle realize that a career change could be the best way to make their money problems go bippity-boppity-boo. But can structured Cindy approach a stripper pole without sanitizing wipes? And could the blue-eyed anti-prince who has been crossing her path become Cindy’s happily ever after?

At the Stroke of Midnight is a hilarious, empowering story where princesses can save themselves while slaying in stilettos.

©2018 Tara Sivec (P)2018 Macmillan Audio

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Fantastic!

Super funny story - the humor was a bit over the top at times but still absolutely hilarious. This is a really unique take on a Cinderella story and I loved it. Unlike other fairtytales, in this one the princess didn't wait for a prince to rescue her, she rescued herself. I loved that Cindy took control of her own life and did what she had to do for herself and her daughter. She was a kick-ass heroine and this book had a fantastic women's empowerment vibe. Narration was really well done! I really enjoyed this book and can't wait for more in the Naughty Princess Club series!!!

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Hilarious and worth every penny/ credit

I really enjoyed this performance and story. It made me laugh out loud, cheer for the protagonist, and feel anxious when things progressed. The story draws you in and keeps you entertained. I constantly had a smile on my face.

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Just what I needed.

I've had a really rough couple of weeks and this story and narrator were exactly what I needed to bring a smile to my face and joy in my life. Thank you. <3

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Wow!

I could not stop laughing, I was brought to tears, a lot. I just love Tara Sivec's books! ❤ A great Cinderella Story! ❤❤
A Big Fan of you Tara!

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a great start

I loved this book. It is a great start ,to a series with a very interesting twist on your classic fairytales. It is a book full of great characters that keep you engaged in their stories. I look forward to reading the rest of the books in this series. It is a book I highly recommend.

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Lots of fun!

Downloading the next in the series! Love the corny twist on the fairytale theme. Not sure about Ariel’s story. She’s a bit too snarky... I’ll likely listen to that one, too, though.

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Not Quite a Fairy Tale.

The almost constant winning and meekness of the main character in the first 18 chapters drove me crazy! Too much of the book was dedicated to painting a picture of a perfect Stepford Wife, emotionally beaten down by her husband and redesigned into her mother-in-law’s concept of a proper wife. Instead of building sympathy for the character it actually left me wanting to slap her silly and return the audio book! Luckily I didn’t.

The whole book was told with good humor and fun side characters. In the end she grows into her own person and just like in fairy tales gets her Charming Prince.

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Great story!

This story is different from any other one I have listened to and I loved it! I did actually laugh out loud. It is definitely a feel good story. It really brightened my day...

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First by this author and not my last

This was very different then what I’m use to. But I truly enjoyed this book! The complete expectance that PJ have Cinn was truly wonderful. I can’t wait to see what happens next

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So So Good!

So So good! I fell in love with PJ! And I enjoyed listening to Cindy come alive! Tara Dived knows how to write a story that you can't stop listening to! And of course CJ Bloom is awesome with all the different emotions! A must listen!!!

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  • 11-28-20

Great romcom

Really loved this story and the narrator did a fabulous job of bringing all the characters to life. Highly recommend this laugh out loud romcom and will be listening to the rest of the series ❤

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  • 07-28-18

Laugh out loud funny all the way !

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This is my first book by Tara and I absolutely loved every single word such a funny feel good book telling the story of Cinderella with an new edge but beware you will laugh so hard so be careful where you read !

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  • Bonnie B
  • 10-06-19

Cheap & Cheesy, but Not Bad

This book is really just what you think it'll be. Very cheesy and terrible writing other than the ah, intimate scenes. This novel rides on titillation alone, so if you want a short and fun read, then this is a good one for you.
The overuse of fairytale references is in short, the very worst thing about this novel. Fine, make her name Cindy Ella and sure, give her a couple similar points of reference. But absolutely everything in this book is a replica of the fairytales, which I found overused and kind of lazy in terms of developing an original character. We have Cindy, Arial, Belle, Eric, Beast and Princeton James Charming. We have the business, Castle Creative. We have a missing shoe. We have light blue lingerie, which sure, is no ball gown, but we get the idea. I found the constant references embarrassing and overused, and would have preferred to read the story of an original character without the references.

The performance was pretty good, all things considered.

Allover, it was enjoyable enough and I'll probably read the others from this series. Not proud of it, but that's the fact.